Hurricane Earl

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Geraldo Wishes a Hurricane Had Come on 9/11

It might have stopped the terrorists, he reasons

(Newser) - Geraldo Rivera loves hurricanes. Reflecting on his career on Fox and Friends this morning, Rivera waxed romantic about the danger and excitement of covering a hurricane—"It's like war, only no one is shooting at you"—and then let the hosts in on his particularly weird meteorological daydream.... More »

Hurricane Earl Downgraded to Category 1

Storm set to sideswipe Cape Cod

(Newser) - Hurricane Earl has been downgraded to a Category 1 hurricane, but the New England coast can still expect some nasty weather. The storm lashed the North Carolina coast overnight, the AP reports, and forecasters predict it will stay away from New Jersey and other mid-Atlantic states today before coming very... More »

Surfers Barrel to Earl

Hurricane expected to produce 10-foot waves

(Newser) - People heading away from North Carolina's Outer Banks as Hurricane Earl approaches are passing hardy surfers heading in the other direction. Earl is the biggest hurricane to threaten the East Coast since Hurricane Bob in 1991, and surfers up and down the coast are getting ready to take full advantage... More »

NC Island Evacuated as Earl Blows In

Tourists ordered off Ocracoke

(Newser) - Thousands of tourists have been told to leave North Carolina's Ocracoke Island as Hurricane Earl steams up the coast. The island's 800 residents aren't required to evacuate, but officials say they hope they'll join the exodus from the popular vacation island, the AP reports. More evacuations along the East Coast... More »

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